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Barrister Insight Day

The University of law are currently accepting pre-registered interest for their Barrister Insight Day, a special event aimed at aspiring barristers looking to find out more about life at the bar. The Insight Day will be taking place in November 2017. This event will provide you with practical advice on how to prepare and succeed in…

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Top Volunteering Opportunities: April

Here are some of the great volunteering opportunities currently available in the Brighton/Sussex area! Don’t underestimate the value of extra curricular activities on your CV – THEY ARE JUST AS IMPORTANT AS YOUR ACADEMICS. As a student you will never have more free time than you do now so take advantage of it! And here are…

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Baker McKenzie Event: 2nd May – Deadline to apply 14th April

Baker McKenzie will be hosting a fantastic event for Aspiring Solicitors members on 2nd May 2017, from 17.15 to 21.00. Attendees will take part in a simulation of a Mergers & Acquisitions deal, which aims to replicate the type of work a corporate trainee solicitor at Baker McKenzie undertakes.  Attendees will also network with members of the…

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LCQT: Questions, Answered

For those who couldn’t make it, here are some of the Law Careers Question Time panellist answers! It was a great evening, with some great contributions by both the professionals and students. Here are a couple of responses I managed to scribble down in time… . . . . . . . . . What…

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Recap: The Southern Varsities Mooting Competition

Written by Brighton Uni mooting competitor, Robert Murphy: On Saturday the 18th of May two teams from Brighton University took part in the Southern Varsities Moot Competition at the University of Sussex. Jamie Todd and I were the members of one team, and Ayanna White-Laurent and Kerry Levins were the other. In total there were nine…

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Legal Companion Application: Opportunity for First Years

This is an invaluable opportunity open to first year law students, to not only gain legal experience, but also help vulnerable individuals who will be facing the court system alone. This is because since the infamous legal aid cuts, for many it has become almost impossible to gain any form of legal assistance in the court process –…

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Media Law & Business Affairs Diploma Opportunity

Launched in London in 2014, the Media Law & Business Affairs Diploma is now in its fourth year! This Diploma covers the areas of law that are encountered by lawyers working in an entertainment and media department within a large law firm, in private practice or in house within a media/entertainment company – Giving the…

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Law Networking Wine Tasting: 29th March

Maximise your networking potential at the Law Networking Wine Tasting! The event will focus around a two hour world wine tour, complemented by Sussex cheeses and soft drinks, with cafe style networking with a range of legal professionals! When: Wednesday 29 March Where: Mithras House 18:15 to 21:00 Local vintner and Brighton alumnus Henry Butler will…

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Judicial Legal Assistant

The Court of Appeal is currently seeking applicants for a number of fixed term posts assisting the Lord Justices! During this time in the court, those successful applicants will give invaluable help to members of the court by analysis of appeal papers and legal research, clarifying issues in advance of an appeal, and helping to…

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Top Volunteering Opportunities: March

Here are some of the great volunteering opportunities currently available in the Brighton/Sussex area! Don’t underestimate the value of extra curricular activities on your CV – THEY ARE JUST AS IMPORTANT AS YOUR ACADEMICS. As a student you will never have more free time than you do now so take advantage of it! And here are…

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Brighton Law Graduates: Where Are They Now? And What Advice Do They Have?

As a law student I have often thought to myself – Where do I want to take my degree? Should I do a masters? If I want to practice law further should I do the LPC, BPTC, or CILEx? Do I even want to pursue a career in law, or should I expand on my other interests? And so,…

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Presentation Skills Workshop: 15th March

Have you been asked to prepare a presentation as part of your interview or assessment centre? Are you in your second year applying for a placement? Then come along to the Business School’s presentation skills workshop where you can learn more about how to prepare and deliver a great presentation! Where: M138 When: Wednesday 15th…

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